IF AMD IS SO GREAT THEN WHY....

AmdMELTDOWN

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DID APPLE GO WITH INTEL???

answer: because it's the OS/optimized programs that make the computer efficient, not the cpu clock speed.

so while Amd fanbois run test after test and spend hours downloading porn/warez, Apple user's are just busy creating stuff.
 

slvr_phoenix

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I'm not sure whether to :lol: or to :cry: or to :evil:...

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I mean seriously, he's got a point, but it isn't the one that he was trying to make. :roll:

Yonah is proving that Intel really is doing well on shifting to a new low energy theme. Which, along with dual core (something else Yonah does well) is what Apple wanted. And then there's Intel's higher production capacities than AMD, which is also nice for major OEMs like Apple. So AmdMeltdown really is right that Apple chose Intel over AMD for a reason.

He's just totally wrong on what that reason is. :?

I'm so confused. How can I possibly even partially agree with Melty and not suck on the barrel of a 10-gauge? It might be :lol: if it wasn't so :cry:.

And I think I'm addicted to these new :) way too much! :D Whatever happened to my preference for good old-fashioned ASCII smilies? Melty is a virus! He's rewritten my programming! Aaaaaaaaaargh!

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mpjesse

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That's the most smiley faces I've ever seen in a post. Oh, wait... no this post has the most ever. :twisted:

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sliptap

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DID APPLE GO WITH INTEL???

answer: because it's the OS/optimized programs that make the computer efficient, not the cpu clock speed.

so while Amd fanbois run test after test and spend hours downloading porn/warez, Apple user's are just busy creating stuff.

Who cares about apple? :wink:
 

mpjesse

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No I think it Intel wants to Save Apple from going under. But I have a feeling it going to make Intel look bad for Mirosoft.

Are you mad??? Have you seen Apple's revenues? Or profits? They don't need help from anyone. As far as I'm concerned, they're the industry leaders in every aspect when it comes to digital music and content creation.

There's just one simple reason Apple switched to Intel: price points. Apple wanted more steps in their PowerPC's so they could price iMac's more competitively. IBM balked. Apple said fine, we'll switch to intel; which has 1 billion versions of the Pentium 4 and Celeron. There motivation is simple: more money. Apple is finally operating in "let's make more money and jack up margins on everything" mode. That's how you make money. They no longer tailor crap to Apple fan boys.

At risk of sounding like an Apple fan boy, Apple is here to stay. Steve learned his lessons and did his time in exile. He's back in full force. So long as he's at the helm, Apple ain't going nowhere.

Just my opinion. :wink:

-mpjesse
 

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I have to agree. When it comes to innovation and setting the pace of the industry, few companies if any can compete with Apple.

People may call the computers "fisher price", but if it wasn't for the iMac all the computers today would still be the same standard beige box. Now at least they are more compact and are black or silver. Whether thats an improvement depends on your tastes of course.

Then of course there's iMovie which completely changed people's views on multimedia and forced Microsoft to create Movie Maker. Now home digital video creation is commonplace to consumers.

This isn't even mentioning the iPod and iTunes which evolutionized the music industry.

In any case, the Apple-Intel relationship is nearly a perfect relationship. Apple gets the stable supply of processors they need, which are looking more and more decent with Yonah, Merom, and Conroe. At the same time, Intel gets a receptive ear for their plans to steer the industry. Intel has been trying for years to introduce small form factor PCs like the Mac Mini, and introduce home entertainment centres. These strategies coincide perfectly with Apple's visions. I'm sure the new Intel Apples will all be based on BTX which has been slow to pick up in the PC industry but certainly offers many benefits.
 

jiffy

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DID APPLE GO WITH INTEL???
so while Amd fanbois run test after test and spend hours downloading porn/warez, Apple user's are just busy creating stuff.

I’ll be posting a pic of the AMD I’m building in about a week. Let me just say it's enough to make you cream in your pants. And actually my AMD will be run games ONLY! My P4 will be for collecting spyware and porn.
 

offgreen

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My P4 will be for collecting spyware and porn.

Exactly.

But since when does anyone care about apples on a hardware forum for CPUs? I mean unless they are putting $1000 P4 EE, why would a even care? Oh, and none of those AMD users are making stuff. Please, I saved my game serval times yesterday.
 

mpjesse

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Who cares about stocks? They don't mean crap. It's just a way for companies to spend capital- that's IT. I'm talking about revenues and profits- that's what matters. Wal-Mart stock is down but they're making more money than ever before. Stocks have little to do with a companies actual performance. They can go up and down on a whim.

Anyways, true- apple is doing so well because of the iPod. But the iPod is pumping a butt load of cash into Apple. A company with a butt load of cash is dangerous. Like M$ for example. They've got so much cash the can afford to stick their neck out on stuff like the Xbox and Xbox 360. Same w/ oil companies.

All I'm saying is beware... Apple is going to get dangerous for a lot of companies- they just don't know it yet.

-mpjesse
 

dhlucke

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Who cares about stocks? They don't mean crap. It's just a way for companies to spend capital- that's IT. I'm talking about revenues and profits- that's what matters. Wal-Mart stock is down but they're making more money than ever before. Stocks have little to do with a companies actual performance. They can go up and down on a whim.

Anyways, true- apple is doing so well because of the iPod. But the iPod is pumping a butt load of cash into Apple. A company with a butt load of cash is dangerous. Like M$ for example. They've got so much cash the can afford to stick their neck out on stuff like the Xbox and Xbox 360. Same w/ oil companies.

All I'm saying is beware... Apple is going to get dangerous for a lot of companies- they just don't know it yet.

-mpjesse

Apple makes money. They might not have the market share that AMD or Intel have but they are to be respected. The Ipod and iTunes succeeded where everyone else failed. iPod is synonymous with portable digital music players much like the Walkman was for cassette/radio players.